Chickens with bald backs no feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dc0145a, Sep 19, 2008.

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  1. dc0145a

    dc0145a New Egg

    Nov 29, 2007
    My laying flock, about 10 girls, have no feathers on their backs. One of the girls has quite a red back.

    I recently got rid of 5 roosters that were doing a number on my poor girls. Could this be why they
    have no feathers?

    How do I get the feathers to regrow?

    They are fed layer pellets and have fresh greens/weeds throughout the day. Fresh water
    3x day with apple cider vinegar added.

    I spray the coup 2x per week with Poultry Protector.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Sounds like you have taken care of the problem. Now you just wait... and wait.... Hopefully the feathers will grow back.
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Double thread.
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